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Ministry of Steel Select 67 Applications under PLI scheme for Speciality Steel

Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Specialty Steel was approved by Union Cabinet on 22.07.2021, with a five-year financial outlay of Rs. 6322 Crore to promote the manufacturing of ‘Specialty Steel’ within the country by attracting capital investment, generate employment and promote technology up-gradation in the steel sector. The Scheme was Notified in the official Gazette on 29.7.2021 and detailed ...

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PROMOTION OF INLAND NAVIGATION

To promote Inland Water Transport (IWT) in the country, 111 waterways (including 5 existing and 106 new) spread over 24 states have been declared as National Waterways under the National Waterways Act, 2016. Based on the outcome of techno-economic feasibility and Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of the NWs, 26 NWs have been found viable for cargo/passenger movement as detailed at Annex.-1. ...

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LIGHT HOUSE TOURISM PROJECTS

The State-wise list of 65 Lighthouses earmarked for development of tourism on PPP mode is annexed and the State-wise summary is listed below: S.No. Name of the State No. of Lighthouses 1. Gujarat 13 2. Tamil Nadu 11 3. Kerala 10 4. Andhra Pradesh* 09 5. Maharashtra 05 6. Karnataka 05 7. Odisha 05 8. West Bengal 03 9. Andaman ...

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DEVELOPMENT OF COASTAL MARITIME TRANSPORT

Water transport being economical as well as eco-friendly mode of transport, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways under Sagamala programme has undertaken Ro-Ro/Ro-Pax projects across several routes. Further, ln order to encourage a modal shift, Coastal vessels are being provided a discount of 40% in port charges over foreign going vessels. Other measures such as reduction of GST on bunker ...

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57 Railway stations have been identified for redevelopment under ‘Major Upgradation of Railway Stations’

Ministry of Railways is undertaking techno-economic feasibility studies for redevelopment of Stations. Based on the outcome of these feasibility studies, stations are planned to be taken up for redevelopment in phases, especially the stations located in major cities and important tourist destination. Work for redevelopment has been taken up at 43 stations while 21 stations are at different stages of ...

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1610 km out of total sanctioned length of 2843 km of Dedicated Freight Corridors has been completed

Ministry of Railways has taken up construction of two Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC) viz. Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) from Ludhiana to Sonnagar (1337 Km) and the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Terminal (JNPT) to Dadri (1506 Kms.). So far, 1610 km out of total sanctioned length of 2843 km of DFC has been completed. The ...

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35 Railway stations are covered with 572 One Station, One Product outlets

Ministry of Railways has launched ‘One Station One Product’ (OSOP) scheme over Indian Railways with objectives to promote ‘Vocal for Local’ vision of the Government of India, provide a market for local/indigenous products and create additional income opportunities for the marginalised sections of society. Under the scheme, OSOP outlets at railway stations are allotted for showcasing, selling and giving high ...

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Initiatives taken by the government to boost manufacturing

Government of India has undertaken several schemes/initiatives to promote manufacturing sector. The annual growth rate of Manufacturing Sector as per Index of Industrial production (IIP), with base year 2011-12, for last three years, is as under:  Annual Sectoral Growth rate (in %) from 2019-20 to 2021-22 Sector 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 Manufacturing -1.4 -9.6 11.8 Source: National Statistical Office.   The ...

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Plastic recycling targets

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the Guidelines on Extended Producer Responsibility for plastic packaging on 16th February 2022. The Guidelines stipulates mandatory targets on producers, importers and brand owners for reuse of rigid plastic packaging, minimum level of recycling of plastic packaging waste and minimum use of recycled plastic content in plastic packaging. The year-wise ...

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Re-cycling of e-waste

The Government has taken a number of steps to formalise the e-waste recycling sector of the country. The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 provide for compulsory authorisation of the dismantling and recycling units from the concerned State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/ Pollution Control Committees (PCCs). CPCB has issued guidelines/SOP for processing of e-waste. The CPCB and SPCBs have been monitoring the ...

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